The state’s highest court says a Massachusetts law that prohibits the most dangerous sex offenders from living in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes or rest homes violates constitutional rights to due process.
Long term care is simply defined as the care needed for individuals with chronic disabilities, this care may now be in the individual’s home or it may mean custodial care in a nursing home.
The city of Taunton is taking a bit of a gamble with its fire department. Starting Monday, they’re shutting down an entire fire station when too many firefighters take vacation days.
Dozens of older people on the North Shore are faced with a frightening reality, as the home they’re living in will close in just weeks.